The Eleventh Annual Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture
The Identification of Qadesh: A New Perspective on the Battle
With Jonathan Tubb FSA, Keeper, Department of the Middle East, British Museum
Thursday 28 May 2015, 5.30pm
Join us at Jesus College Ship Street Conference Centre for the eleventh Annual Roger Moorey Memorial Lecture with Jonathan Tubb.
Free admission and no ticket is required. Seat reservation recommended. Please contact the Ashmolean's Department of Antiquities: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01865 278020
Clay Live Talk
Masterclass: Working with Clay
With Mia Sarosi, potter
Tuesday 9 June, 2-4pm
Mia Sarosi demonstrates and talks about her work, sharing experiences and opinions about what is considered 'contemporary' in ceramics and the role that craftsmanship has to play. Hear about her various influences, from English Delftware to Hokusai, and the world of animals and plants to fantasy and European folklore. Tickets £9/£8 concessions. Pay on the door.
With Thomas Heatherwick CBE, designer
Tuesday 16 June, 6.30 pm, Randolph Sculpture Gallery
Please note the time change from 5.30pm to 6.30pm
EVENT FULLY BOOKED
Having worked on the Olympic Cauldron and Shanghai's 'Seed Cathedral', Thomas Heatherwick is revered as one of the most gifted and imaginative British designers. Hear Thomas discuss his studio’s past and present projects, from handbags to urban master plans.
This is a St Cross College 50th Anniversary Lecture.
This event is now FULLY BOOKED. Please fill in the form at this link if you wish to be added to the waiting list.
From Behind Closed Doors: Unlocking the World of Corporate Collecting
With Peter Harris, art consultant
Wednesday 17 June, 5–7 pm
This talk will touch on the history of corporate collecting followed by a whistle-stop tour of some of the finest corporate collections in the world, looking at what is being collected today and why.
Tickets £9/£8 concessions. Booking is essential. Click here to book online now.
Poetry In the Galleries
2pm, Gallery 21, on Saturdays 25 April & 27 June
Oxfordshire poets share new work written in response the Ashmolean’s collections.
Free, no booking required
How to book for Ashmolean events
Tickets can now be booked through ‘Tickets Oxford’ at the Oxford Playhouse.
There are 3 ways to book:
1. Online www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford
2. Phone Box Office: 01865 305 305
3. In person at the Box Office Box Office at the Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford (directly opposite the Ashmolean)
Transaction fee: Tickets Oxford charge a small fee of 75p per transaction for charging events. There is no transaction fee for booking free events.
For further enquiries, please contact the Education Department on +44 (0)1865 278 015